This week at GC-Monrovia: Service, Sunday July 14, 2019

Loving God and Loving Others without fear, shame, guilt or doubt

Welcome!

Thank you for coming to Grace Communion Monrovia today. Your presence at church is a blessing to us. We pray that you enjoy the worship service and are able to meet with many of our members.

A Gift For You – If this is your first time with us, we have a welcome gift for you. Please stop by our Information table in the pool viewing area after to complete a guest information card and pick up your gift. Thank you for coming.

Blessings to you in Jesus’ love,

Pastor Craig Kuhlman

July 14, 2019

Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:00 – 11:00 am

Young Adults/Teen Church today.

Hospitality – No snacks today.

For those in need of prayer – please see our Pastoral Team or Elders immediately following service until 11:15 (we have access to the building until 11:30 when Y staff prepares to open to members)

Please visit our information table for:

1. Personal Prayer Guide

2. 52-Week Bible Reading Plan

3. Flourishing Care Groups

4. Our Beliefs and Pastor’s priorities

5. GCM Planning Statements

6. We Believe (Adults)

7. We Believe (Youth)

8. Statement of Beliefs (booklet)

9. The God Revealed in JC – A Brief Introduction to Trinitarian Faith (booklet)

WORSHIP SERVICE

July 14, 2019

Call to Worship……………………………………………………..Step by Step

Praise Songs………………………………………………………….Rock of Ages

                                                         Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Worship in Giving

Offertory Music ………………………………………………… Ancient Words

                                                             Ed & Nancy Stonick

Sermon………………………………………………………Elder Larry Helscher

                                                        “Definitions” Mark 12:28

Final Song…………………………………………..That’s Why We Praise Him

Group and Class Activities This Coming Week

Wednesday Flourishing Care Group (7:30-8:30 pm) led by Pastor Craig at 138 Mauna Loa Drive, Monrovia.

Intercessory Prayer

Carol Knapp is requesting prayers for the sale of her home. Carol will be moving in with her daughter and family who have already purchased a home and ready for Carol to move in. Please pray that Carol can sell the home as quickly as possible. Please contact Carol if you know of anyone that might be interested.

Teresa Cruz (mother of Nickie Vargas) passed away on Sunday, July 7th. Please remember to keep Nickie and her family in your prayers for comfort and peace.

Continued prayer for our mission fields (1. Northern parish surrounding the Y; 2. Y Board and staff; 3. Y members; 4. City of Monrovia; 5. Church scattered communities of friends, relatives, etc., in our respective circles of influence).

Upcoming Dates

July 21st – Snacks provided by those with the last name beginning with A – H.

August 1st – Thursday Morning Bible Class (9:30-11:00 am) will begin after being on summer break.

August 10th Spend a Day with the Master – We will be hosting Dan Rogers for special speaking and Bible Study training from 9 – 4 p.m. at the Y Program Center. This will be a combined church event, all are welcome but must RSVP by letting Pastor Craig know. Lunch will be provided.

August 11thOur guest speaker will be Dan Rogers.

September 10th Tuesday Flourishing Care Group will begin after being on summer break.

October 19-20th Marriage Retreat – Grace Communion Monrovia is planning a Marriage Retreat at the Embassy Suites in Arcadia. If you are interested and know of others who would like to attend, please reserve the dates. More information will be coming.

Congratulations to the following couples who will celebrate their wedding anniversary in July.

Fred & Maryann Stevens 7/15/1991 (28 years)

Charles & Jan Roemer 7/17/1966 (53 years)

Juan & Laura Urista 7/31/1983 (36 years)

Theme / Scripture for 2019

If we want to go fast in renewal, go alone,

If we want to go far in renewal, we go together”

Knowing and growing in Jesus” – (2 Peter 1:1-11)

Getting Involved in Whole-Life Discipleship

Groups (Growing/Being – Heart and Soul)

Classes (Learning – Mind)

Teams (Service by Doing – Strength/Body)

(See Pastor Craig to engage in Spiritual Formation/Growth, Study, Service)

Pastoral Team

Craig Kuhlman, Lead Pastor (626) 222-8714

kuhlmancraig@gmail.com

Manuel Hamme, Assistant Pastor (626) 568-0475

Mshalh516@yahoo.com

G. Fred Stevens, Assistant Pastor

2gfred@gmail.com, Cell (626) 824-2439

Ed Stonick, Assistant Pastor (213) 804-3411

edstonick@att.net

Mailing Address: PO Box 1714, Monrovia, CA 91017-5714

Church Location: 501 S. Mountain Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016

www.gcmonrovia.org

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